Five Links for February 2021
5 links to make you think
here are five links worth reading ...
The Michael Scott Theory of Social Class by Alex Danco
Danco dissects life through the show The Office.
The Nuclear Family Was a Mistake by David Brooks
This piece really made me think.
Now is a Great Time to Build a Pure-Play Data (DaaS) Business by Auren Hoffman
There are hundreds of amazing companies that sell software to data scientists but almost no companies that specialize in selling data to data scientists. That is about to change.
Two Worlds: So Much Prosperity, So Much Skepticism by Morgan Housel
A story of income, debt, and savings.
Lessons Learned: Long-Term Investing by Harrison Stoneham
I wish I read this investment primer 20 years ago -- I would have sold much less often
Bonus: Why start-ups can win by Auren Hoffman
The key metric is raw number of employees that care about the long-term company
The Spy and the Traitor by Ben Macintyre (5/5)
HT: Stephanie Mozzillo and Nicole Berger
note: We are reading this for the SafeGraph book club
Walt Disney by Neal Gabler (5/5)
HT: Mike Solana
Trampled by Unicorns by Maelle Gavet
HT: Maelle Gavet
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